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[07/13/17 - 11:14 AM]
HBO Receives 111 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations, The Most of Any Network This Year
"Westworld" received 22 nominations, tied for the most of any program, while "Veep" received 17 nominations, "Big Little Lies" received 16 nominations and "The Night Of" received 13 nominations.

[via press release from HBO]

HBO RECEIVES 111 PRIMETIME EMMY(R) NOMINATIONS, THE MOST OF ANY NETWORK THIS YEAR; WESTWORLD RECEIVES 22 NOMINATIONS, TIED FOR THE MOST OF ANY PROGRAM

"Veep" Receives 17 Nominations; "Big Little Lies" Receives 16 Nominations; "The Night Of" Receives 13 Nominations

LOS ANGELES, July 13, 2017 - HBO received 111 Primetime Emmy(R) nominations, the most of any network for the 17th year in a row, for the upcoming 69th Primetime Emmy Awards(R), which were announced today in Los Angeles.

"Westworld" received 22 nominations, tied for the most of any program, while "Veep" received 17 nominations, "Big Little Lies" received 16 nominations and "The Night Of" received 13 nominations.

HBO's Emmy(R) nominations this year include:

· 22 nominations for "Westworld," including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Anthony Hopkins), Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Evan Rachel Wood), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Jeffrey Wright), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Thandie Newton), Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Jonathan Nolan) and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (Jonathan Nolan, Lisa Joy).

· 17 nominations for "Veep," including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), 2 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Tony Hale, Matt Walsh), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Anna Chlumsky), Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Hugh Laurie), 3 for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (David Mandel, Morgan Sackett, Dale Stern) and 2 for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Billy Kimball, David Mandel).

· 16 nominations for "Big Little Lies," including Outstanding Limited Series, 2 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Alexander Skarsg�rd), 2 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley), Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special (Jean-Marc Vallée) and Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special (David E. Kelley).

· 13 nominations for "The Night Of," including Outstanding Limited Series, 2 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Riz Ahmed, John Turturro), 2 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Bill Camp, Michael Kenneth Williams), 2 for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special (James Marsh, Steven Zaillian) and Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special (Richard Price, Steven Zaillian).

· 10 nominations for "Silicon Valley," including Outstanding Comedy Series, 2 for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Jamie Babbit, Mike Judge) and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Alec Berg).

· 8 nominations for "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver," including Outstanding Variety Talk Series, Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series (Paul Pennolino) and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series.

· 4 nominations for "Girls," including 2 for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Riz Ahmed, Matthew Rhys) and Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (Becky Ann Baker).

· 4 nominations for "The Wizard of Lies," including Outstanding Television Movie, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Robert De Niro) and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (Michelle Pfeiffer).

· 2 nominations for "Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds," including Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking and Outstanding Directing for a Nonfiction Program (Alexis Bloom, Fisher Stevens).

· 2 nominations for "VICE," including Outstanding Informational Series or Special.

· 2 nominations for "The Young Pope."

Other HBO nominees include "Ballers," "Divorce," "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," "The Leftovers," "Muhammad Ali: Only One," "Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas," "Real Time with Bill Maher," "2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony," "Tracey Ullman's Show," "UConn: The March to Madness" and "VICE Special Report: A House Divided."

The Primetime Emmy(R) Awards will be announced Sept. 17.

Catch up with HBO's Emmy(R)-nominated programming on HBO NOW, HBO GO and HBO On Demand.





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· BALLERS (HBO)
· BIG LITTLE LIES (HBO)
· DIVORCE (HBO)
· GIRLS (HBO)
· IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, THE (HBO)
· LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER (HBO)
· LEFTOVERS, THE (HBO)
· NIGHT OF, THE (HBO)
· REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER (HBO)
· SILICON VALLEY (HBO)
· TRACEY ULLMAN'S SHOW (HBO)
· UCONN HUSKIES: THE MARCH TO MADNESS (HBO)
· VEEP (HBO)
· VICE (HBO)
· WESTWORLD (HBO)
· WIZARD OF LIES, THE (HBO)
· YOUNG POPE, THE (HBO)





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